Magnet Applications Are Open!

Magnet Applications Are Open!
Posted on 12/04/2018
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The application period for the School District of Pickens County's two magnet schools is now open!

The Central Academy of the Arts and McKissick Academy of Science & Technology are accepting applications for next school year from December 4, 2018 until January 25, 2019.

Click here to view the online application for Central Academy of the Arts

Click here to view the online application for McKissick Academy of Science & Technology

Both schools are theme-based, with magnet programs based on the National Magnet School Standards of Excellence. To learn more about each school, visit the Breakthrough in School Choice page of our website, or visit the school websites: at mast.pickens.k12.sc.us and caa.pickens.k12.sc.us.

In the next few weeks, the schools will also be hosting a number of meetings and "Magnet Monday" open house events to allow interested parents to visit and ask questions. The schedule for these events is:

 - December 10 - Magnet Monday (Open House at both schools)- 6:00 p.m.

 - December 13 - CAA Tour - 8:30 a.m.

 - December 14 - MAST Tour - 8:30 a.m.

 - January 7 - Magnet Monday (Open Houses at both schools) 6:00 p.m.

 - January 10 - CAA Tour - 12:00 p.m.

 - January 11 - MAST Tour - 12:00 p.m.

If you have specific questions about either school, please don't hesitate to send emails to CAAquestions@pickens.k12.sc.us for inquiries about Central Academy, or to MASTquestions@pickens.k12.sc.us for questions about McKissick Academy. We look forward to hearing from you!